Dr. Melissa Muindi (née Njoroge) is the LLB Program Lead at Strathmore Law School, as well as a trainer at the Strathmore Dispute Resolution Centre (SDRC). She is a certified professional mediator and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Law (Ph.D.) degree from the University of Nairobi. Through her doctoral research, she analyzed the legal regulation of outsourcing triangular employment relationships in Kenya.
She has worked as a Graduate Assistant, Administrator, Examinations Coordinator and Assistant Lecturer at Strathmore Law School. Melissa has also been a lecturer at Riara Law School and Kenyatta University School of Law. She is passionate about teaching and research. Her areas of interest include labour law especially non-standard forms of work, alternative dispute resolution and human rights. She teaches and has taught modules in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Labour Law, Administrative Law, Employee Relations, Law of Torts, Legal Systems and Methods, and Human Rights Law.
  • Muindi M, Muli E, Gichuki N, ‘Conflict within the Triangle: Mediation as a Tool to Enhance Access to Justice for Outsourced Workers in Kenya’ (Journal of Conflict Management and Sustainable Development 2021)
  • Muindi M, Muli E, Gichuki N, ‘Unravelling the Triangle: Clarifying the Employment Status within Outsourcing Triangular Employment Relationships in Kenya’ (International Journal of Law and Policy 2021)
  • Muindi M, Muli E, Gichuki N, ‘The International Labour Standards on Outsourcing Triangular Employment Relationships: Implications for Kenya’ (Kenya Law Journal 2020)
  • Njoroge W, Muindi M and Gachie S, ‘Sustainable Solutions for Drug Abuse in Universities in Kenya, Considering Laws and Policies’ (International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) International Conference for Social Sciences and Humanities 2018)
  • Owino S and Njoroge M, Corporations and Partnerships in Kenya (Kluwer Law International 2012)
  • Njoroge M and Mwangi G, Sungura le Rusé et autres Petits Contes du Kenya (Kenya Literature Bureau 2008)
  • Muindi M, ‘Digital Workspace and emerging jurisprudence from the Employment and Labour Relations Court’ (Employment and Labour Relations Annual Symposium and Exhibition (ELRASE) from 17th to 20th July)
  • Muindi M, ‘Emerging Frontiers in Labour Law Practice in Kenya’ (Webinar hosted by the Employment Labour and Relations Court on 14th July 2023)
  • Muindi M, ‘The place of mediation in addressing the challenges faced by outsourced workers in Kenya’ (Webinar hosted by the Strathmore Dispute Resolution Centre on 28th April 2023)
  • Muindi M, ‘An evaluation of algorithmic discrimination of digital platform drivers’ (Decent Work in the Digital Age International Conference, in Budapest, Hungary on 28th April 2023)
  • Muindi M, ‘Triangular employment relationships: How does it apply to outsourced staff? How do you manage such relationships?’ (1st Annual Labour Outsourcing Summit from 20th to 21st April 2023)
  • Muindi M, ‘The extent to which Kenya has domesticated International Labour Standards towards outsourced workers’ (Leicester Law Post Graduate Research Conference on 15th June 2021)
  • Muindi M, ‘The legal regulation of the outsourcing triangular employment relationship in Kenya: A human rights approach’ (African Forum for Doctoral Research in Human Rights (AFRIDOORS) at University of Nairobi, School of Law from 27th to 31st August 2018)
  • Muindi M and Njoroge W, ‘Constraints in implementing drug abuse laws and policies in universities in Kenya’ (1st Annual Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology Conference on 20th July 2018)